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miss me on saturday. thanks for being with us. here's larry king and "larry king live." -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >> larry: tonight legendary physicist stephen hawking will answer this question, did god create the universe? >> god may exist, but science can explain the universe without a need for a creator. >> larry: his new book made start lg and controversial new claims about the origin of everything. has he unlocked man kind's ultimate mystery? >> the scientific is complete. theology is unnecessary. >> larry: stephen hawking on why we exist next on "larry king live." good evening. very special program tonight. stephen hawking is a theoretical physicist. he was the professor of mathematics at the universe of cambridge for 30 years. he's the 2009 recipient of the presidential medal of freedom and co-author of a brilliant and controversial new book "the grand design." we welcome him back to "larry king live." we have a serious of questions planned. let's get right to it. stephen, why is it important to find the grand design of our universe? >> i believe everyone should h
cleared, the loss was actually greater. all of us can remember where we were, what we were doing, and how we felt as the news of the attacks was broadcast over all of the news networks. most of us had the opportunity to experience those attacks through our televisions, most in the privacy of our own homes, where we were able to take in and process, and grieve over what was occurring. the people that we will be talking with today did not have that luxury of learning about the events on their televisions. these were the individuals that were on the front lines that day. they were the men and women who could not watch it on tv, but had to respond. they had to act. they had no time to grieve. they had no time to plan. they had no time to prepare. we had not prepared for what happened that day. they were called upon to improvise. their actions and their decisions could either cost lives or save lives. for me, as an airline pilot, the was not flying that day, i had a burning desire to understand what it was like for these people that were in the air traffic control facility, and the cockpit, an
of the universe? universe?>> science is increasingly answering questions that used to be the province of religion. >> larry: one of your colleagues out of cambridge says that science provides us with a narrative as to how existence may happen, but theology addresses the meaning of the narrative. how do you respond to that? >> the scientific is complete. theology is unnecessary. >> larry: pretty directly put. what gives your life, your existence, meaning? >> i have a full and satisfying life. my work and my family are very important to me. >> larry: you recently said that you see great dangers for the human race. what are the sources of these dangers? is it mankind, itself, or external factors? >> we are in danger of destroying ourselves by our greed and stupidity. we cannot remain looking inwards at ourselves on a small and increasingly overdroughted parent. >> larry: what are mankind's chances of surviving these dangers? >> if we can get through the next few hundred years we should have spread out into space. then an isolated disaster will not wipe out the entire human race. >> larry: we have to
out. they've exempted health and that's going to be enormously difficult. >> rose: in u.s. they are not just cutting fat they are cutting to the muscle. >> they are cutting it back in a big way. >> they have to do two things, make the case for paring back and cutting back in public spending without cuting the roots of future economic growth in this country. therefore, focus on your priorities. don't just take out sort of an axe across the whole waterfront of public spending and investment. make sure that as you make your savings, cut down your expenditure, make your economy, do not axe those things on which our future economic growth depend. >> this new government here will be doing some difficult things. and people will be reminded of the fact that the decision makers-- . >> rose: but are you in favor of them doing difficult things i understand. >> i am favor of them doing difficult things but i think it also alters the way you people look at domestic policy. >> rose: i poke to george osborne about these and other issues today in an interview earlier at his office here in
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